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blow one's lid (or top or stack or cool)

Definition of blow one's lid or top or stack or cool in English:

informal Lose one’s temper.
Example sentences
  • You'd think he would've blown his lid when he realized the chef was downstairs.
  • ‘I've seen him be patient with things where he would normally blow his lid.’
  • I thought my dad was going to blow his lid when the guy came around with the crumb collector.
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